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Black Ops II Kills Its Way To $1 Billion In Sales In 15 Days

Posted on December 5, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a juggernaut of a game being enjoyed by millions of fans since it launched a few weeks ago. The game had already passed the $500 million mark, reached within 24 hours and now it has earned Activision a billion dollars. It’s a figure that would make even Dr.Evil proud, see the key to getting a billion dollars isn’t threatening the world directly with nuclear weapons but creating a game where technologies like nuclear weapons threaten the world!

For comparisons sake last years’ Modern Warfare 3 reached $400 million in a similar period. Despite analysts speculating that the COD franchise cannot continue to grow, the numbers continue to defy professional expectations.

Source: Joystiq

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You Got My Mass Effect 2 In Your Black Ops II!

Posted on November 13, 2012 by Seung Lee

Retail PC copies of the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops II come with second installation discs. That may seem perfectly normal, but these discs seem to contain data for BioWare’s Mass Effect 2. People everywhere, from Steam to Reddit, have been talking about this issue. There’s even a video on YouTube showcasing the huge blunder. PC players aren’t completely out of luck, however, because the game can still be installed (albeit, very slowly) with a Steam key that comes with each copy.

One has to wonder though–how, exactly, do you go about making such a careless mistake like this? Check out the YouTube video here (warning: there’s excessive profanity).



Call of Duty Black Ops II Multiplayer Reveal Trailer

Posted on August 7, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

There is so much to dissect from the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops I trailer it’s insane. In just two minutes and seventeen seconds Activision shows us several weapons and tools of destructions. If you’re a fan of unmanned vehicles and gunships, there are tons of those. There are even a few up close and personal options I can’t wait to try like the stun-gun like proximity grenade shown at the begining of the trailer or the throwing knives shown at the end.

We’ll hopefully be able to dissect the entire trailer later on in the day. Until then check out the Multiplayer Reveal trailer below.

Blacks Ops II ships out on November 13th 2012.

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See Black Ops II’s Multiplayer In A Few Days

Posted on August 4, 2012 by Seung Lee

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It’s that time of the year again. We’re talking about the thing that many people end up buying Call of Duty games for: multiplayer. The official Call of Duty Twitter account has tweeted that Treyarch’s new futuristic shooter, Black Ops II, will finally reveal some gameplay footage of its multiplayer, on August 7. Expect a ton of speculation on the upcoming teaser, and plenty of hate comments from hardcore Battlefield fans.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is set to release on November 13, 2012, for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. For more info, visit the Call of Duty Twitter account here, and see the game’s official website at http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2/.



Black Ops II Behind The Scenes Trailer

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Activision has lifted the veil a bit to show us the behind the scenes work that is going into Black Ops II. In a brand new trailer featuring Nine Inch Nail’s Trent Reznor and the co-write of The Dark Knight  David S. Goyer.

If you’d like a look at the creative process behind of the of the biggest FPS franchises in gaming history, this is a great place to start. The Villains trailer from two weeks ago will be shown in select theaters before The Dark Knight.

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